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As noted, Zack's time-stopping can affect the world of the show in real ways. We cannot read it as merely a narrative device. We have to accept that, in the world of the show, Zack really can stop time and move people around, just like we have to accept that Wonder Woman's lasso compels people to tell the truth. And we can't really call this a "natural ...


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In a word, no. It was a "fourth wall break" that the makers modeled on the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. "People think, oh, that was such a novel idea that you came up with," Mark-Paul Gosselaar told Jimmy Fallon. "No, that was done by Ferris Bueller, we were just copying him." "That was like the muse for my character," Gosselaar went on. "I was ...


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